Partners

CA PRATAPKARAN PAUL B.Com., FCA

MANAGING PARTNER - TAXATION


CA Pratapkaran Paul, the managing partner of the firm has over 37 years of experience in practice and heads the direct taxation wing of the firm. Over the years he has acquired vast and varied experience in direct tax laws. He has represented numerous clients before various income tax authorities. He specializes in foreseeing probable, future tax issues that clients may face and advising them on the same.

Mr. Paul works in close association with numerous foreign entities and advises them on their efforts to establish their business units in India. He has also assisted many potential Indian investors in investing abroad.

A dedicated professional with a clear vision, he is a true inspiration to aspiring chartered accountants.

E-mail:pratapkaranp@pkpandco.com

CA NAGALINGAM MUTHIAH FCA, DISA(ICAI)

Forensic Auditor
Resolution Professional (IBBI)
Registered Valuer(IBBI)
SENIOR PARTNER - CORPORATE FINANCING, RESTRUCTURING & INSOLVENCY ADVISORY


CA Nagalingam Muthiah, has an experience of over two decades in project financing, due diligence, financial assessment of projects credit appraisals and corporate and financial restructuring.

His clientele includes MNC's, corporates, firms, banks, trusts, societies, charitable and educational institutions besides renowned individuals.

He is also registered as a resolution professional and as a registered valuer under the IBBI and is also a forensic auditor. Embracing the latest technology and innovations in alternative lending, Mr. Nagalingam is fiercely dedicated to providing fair and attentive client service.

E-mail: nagalingam@pkpandco.com

CA G.G. PRABHAKARAN B.Com., MBA, Grad CS., FCA., DISA(ICAI)

SENIOR PARTNER – AUDIT ASSURANCE & TAXATION


CA G.G. Prabhakaran has over 12 years of professional experience under his belt. He leads the internal and statutory audit wings of the firm. His experience in planning and managing internal and statutory audits, has helped in all phases of audit, including substantive and control testing and reporting.

He received his B.Com graduation and Master of Business administration from the University of Madras and is also a qualified Company Secretary and an Information systems auditor.

Apart from the above areas, he has also started to lead teams that work with high-net-worth individual’s asset management services and succession planning.

E-mail: prabhakaran@pkpandco.com

CA K.VENKATESH B.Com.,ACA.,

PARTNER - ASSURANCE AND TAX


CA K. Venkatesh is a chartered accountant and an aspiring company secretary associated with the firm. He has extensive exposure in statutory audit, due diligence, tax audit across various sectors including media, manufacturing industries, granites, clearing agents and also has experience in consulting assignments. He has handled audits of complex business organizations across different segment.

He also heads the indirect tax team. He Has conceptualized implications under indirect taxation on practical aspects of trade and industry and has assisted in addressing concerns in these areas.

E-mail: venkatesh@pkpandco.com

CA B.ESWAR KUMAR B.Com., ACA., Dip in IFRS(UK)., FAFD(ICAI)

PARTNER - ASSURANCE AND TAX


Eswar Kumar is a Associate member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India(ICAI), a B.Com Graduate and holds a Diploma in IFRS from ACCA(UK).With Post Qualification work experience of two years and Articleship training of Three years at an Experienced Practicing Chartered Accountant Firm at Chennai

He has audit experience of various Companies in Leather, Sugar, Cement, Mining sectors including Educational Institutions and NBFC’s. Over his work period he has gained varied exposure in Audit and Assurance, Tax Planning and Litigation, Management Audit, IND AS Implementation and Transfer Pricing.

E-Mail: eswarkumar@pkpandco.com

CA R.RAVICHANDRAN B.Com., FCA.,

PARTNER - INFORMATION SYSTEM AUDIT


CA. Ravichandran is a qualified Chartered Accountant who had 10 years of professional experience as a practicing CA specializing in project financing and internal and statutory audits, post which he shifted to the IT sector. He had a successful career spanning 22 years serving top tier IT companies (Polaris, Oracle, HCL and TCS). His specific areas of expertise were in Program /Delivery management and Domain Consulting, IT General Controls Review,

Data Migration Audit and Application Audit. He was a key member in large implementation programs for leading global clients across more than 7 countries, specializing in core Banking, Enterprise Risk and performance solution,

Finance Transformation, and payments transformation. He heads our Bangalore branch operations and Firm’s Information technology wing.

E-mail: ravichandran@pkpandco.com

CA VENIN RAJ B.Com., ACA., Dip IFRS(UK)

PARTNER - INTERNAL AUDIT AND RISK ADVISORY


Mr. Venin Raj S is an Associate member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and an alumni of Loyola College, Chennai. Holds an under graduation in Commerce and a Diploma in IFRS from ACCA (UK).

His area of expertise includes Audit of Banks and other Financial Institution, Data analytics, Risk analysis and mitigation planning for entities operating across globe in varied industries such as manufacturing, shipping & logistics, retail stores, traders, etc.,

Having 6 years of profound experience in the area of Internal Audit and Risk Advisory Portfolio, He heads the Firm’s Internal Audit and Risk Advisory Wing.

E-mail: veninraj@pkpandco.com

CA EDWIN B.Com., ACA.,

PARTNER - INTERNATIONAL TAX & TRANSFER PRICING


CA. Edwin is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, after his post qualification he worked with one of the Big 4 Audit firms for three years to expand his knowledge in the areas of International taxation and transfer pricing After his stint with the Big 4 Audit firm he joined our firm to head International Tax and Transfer Pricing vertical of the firm.

Edwin has handled several complex transfer pricing benchmarking / planning assignments and litigation spanning automotive, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, software and IT. He has represented clients in tax and transfer pricing controversies involving intricate issues and has been part of the litigation team that handled cases before the tax tribunal and courts.

E-mail: edwinc@pkpandco.com